Definition of coralita in English:


Syllabification: cor·al·i·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌkôrəˈlētə, ˌkärə-


  • A pink-flowered climbing vine native to Mexico and the Caribbean, grown as an ornamental.
    • Antigonon leptopus, family Polygonaceae
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    • Honeysuckle, jasmine and the rose veil of corallita spread their fragrance across the islands, while closer to the ground still, tiny ernodea can be found hiding amongst the trees.
    • Numerous additional descriptive common names, including confederate vine, Mexican creeper, chain of love, love vine, pink vine, corallita and Queen's wreath.
    • A corallita vine with pink blooms grows along the walls.


late 19th century: from American Spanish coralito, diminutive of Spanish coral 'coral'.

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